Egypt

April 19, 2004

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Egypt's Commercial International Bank (CIB) is waiting for the approval of the capital market authority to purchase a stake in Cairo-based Fleming CIIC, reported CASE.  Fleming CIIC is a new joint ven

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Saudi Prince Al-Waleed Bin Talal, Chairman of Kingdom Holding Company, and the Morgan Stanley-led consortium are set to win the offer to buy Canary Wharf, developer of London's second financial distri

April 18, 2004

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Dr. Abdel Aziz Ali Al Rantisi was born on October 23, 1947 in the village of Yebna, on the road linking the cities of Jaffa and Ashkelon, which Israel

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Palestinian Prime Minister Ahmed Qurei on Saturday said Israel's assassination of Hamas leader Dr. Abdel Aziz Rantisi was a "direct result" of encoura

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Egyptian actress Yusra has revealed that she refuses to receive any form of compensation for all her public appearances on television programs or special occasions

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The Egyptian Censorship Committee has released an order banning the sale of Hakim’s latest album in the market, only one day after its launch

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The Bank of New York has been selected as depositary for Egypt's Commercial International Bank's American depositary receipt (ADR) facility.   Each Commercial International ADR represents one ordinary

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Internet services in Bahrain received a significant boost this week following the completion of a major upgrade to the bandwidth capacity of the network.    Batelco has more than doubled the capacity

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Qatar Airways flight QR553 heading from Casablanca to Doha, diverted to Cairo on the morning of April 17 after a passenger-disturbance incident took place on board the aircraft.   The Doha bound fligh

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Jebel Ali's Danube Building Materials is expanding its operations in Oman in anticipation of a boom in construction activity.   Danube established a showroom in Wadi Kabir in Muscat in June 2001, offe

April 17, 2004

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Prominent Egyptian actress Hanan Turk was accused of assaulting a journalist and damaging his camera, while filing a complaint against her husband for kicking her out of their apartment

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Lebanese singer Alissa is scheduled to headed off to Italy at the end of April to shoot a new commercial for the international soft drink Pepsi Cola

April 15, 2004

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President Jacques Chirac arrived Thursday to Algiers for a working visit to Algeria. He was greeted at Houari Boumediene international airport by his

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The reactions following Wednesday's meeting between U.S. President George W. Bush and Israel's Prime Minister Ariel Sharon continued on Thursday, with

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The fall of Saddam Hussein has allowed "terrorism," and notably "Islamic extremism" like that of Osama bin Laden, to flourish in Iraq, Libyan leader M